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3 weeks ago by WSGW

CBS News projects Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has won reelection in Kentucky. McConnell was elected to his seventh term, defeating ...

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Mitch McConnell declares 'this is no time to tear down statues' in ...

3 weeks ago by The Guardian

The US Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, has won re-election in Kentucky, despite Democrat Amy McGrath's long-shot bid to unseat him. In a victory ...

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Mitch McConnell Wins Seventh Term In U.S. Senate

3 weeks ago by WVXU

Mitch McConnell has won his seventh term in the U.S. Senate, defeating Democratic challenger Amy McGrath, according to the Associated Press. Shortly after.

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EXPLAINER: Why AP called Kentucky for Mitch McConnell

3 weeks ago by Associated Press

The Associated Press declared Republican Mitch McConnell, the majority leader of the U.S. Senate, the winner of Kentucky's Senate race at 7:56 p.m. EST, after ...

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Will Mitch McConnell still rule the Senate in 2021? Here are the ...

3 weeks ago by Courier Journal

Here are the scenarios Sen. Mitch McConnell and America could face next year, depending on who wins control of the Senate and the White House.

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GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell wins 7th term in Kentucky

3 weeks ago by KTIV

(AP) - Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has won a seventh term in Kentucky. The 78-year-old McConnell defeated Democrat Amy McGrath, ...

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GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell wins 7th term in Kentucky over ...

3 weeks ago by WYMT News

In Kentucky, all eyes are fixed on the U.S. Senate race as Senator Mitch McConnell hopes Republicans can keep their majority in the senate. A win would mean ...

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Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell holds his ...

3 weeks ago by PBS NewsHour

The 78-year-old McConnell defeated Democrat Amy McGrath, a retired Marine combat pilot who challenged him as a political outsider. McConnell is the ...

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WATCH: Sen. Mitch McConnell gives victory speech in Kentucky ...

3 weeks ago by PBS NewsHour

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks Tuesday night after winning his race against Democratic challenger Amy McGrath.

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Mitch McConnell wins Kentucky Senate race, defeating Amy McGrath

3 weeks ago by Vox

Though McConnell keeps his Senate seat, if Democrats win control of the Senate, he would be demoted to minority leader.

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Senator Mitch McConnell reelected to 7th term in Kentucky

3 weeks ago by CBS News

McConnell defeated Amy McGrath, who narrowly won the Democratic primary but still sustained a fundraising advantage over her opponent.

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Mitch McConnell Wins Kentucky Senate Seat for 7th Time

3 weeks ago by The New York Times

The top Senate Republican, a prime target of national Democrats, prevailed over Amy McGrath, a well-financed military veteran, as he fought to keep his perch ...

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Sen. Mitch McConnell wins another term in Kentucky, NBC News ...

3 weeks ago by NBC News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will serve another term as the senior senator from Kentucky, fending off former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath.

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Mitch McConnell, Amy McGrath And The Coronavirus In Kentucky ...

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Mitch McConnell is running for his seventh term in office during a pandemic. His Democratic opponent Amy McGrath blames him for not getting a new relief bill ...

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Mitch McConnell says 'no concerns' despite visible bruises on his ...

1 month ago by The Mercury News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not answer questions about his health Thursday, only saying there were “no concerns” after reporters asked him ...

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Mitch McConnell Waves Off Health Questions After Photos of ...

1 month ago by PEOPLE.com

The Senate majority leader was pictured with some small bandages and discoloration on his hands.

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Problems with his health? McConnell says 'of course not'

1 month ago by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says there's nothing the public needs to know about his health after photos taken earlier this ...

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Just Look at This Cackling Ghoul

1 month ago by The Cut

When asked about his devastating failures on handling coronavirus, Mitch McConnell made his contempt crystal clear.

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McConnell had a 'gleeful laugh' when asked about COVID-19 ...

1 month ago by Courier Journal

Mitch McConnell and Amy McGrath faced off in a Senate debate Monday night. McConnell laughed when McGrath criticized his COVID-19 response.

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Mitch McConnell's Hungry Games: Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation ...

1 month ago by USA TODAY

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., can sure move fast when he wants to.

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Mitch McConnell, shape shifter

1 month ago by Seattle Times

Sen. Mitch McConnell cares about the courts, not so much about our COVID-19-wracked economy.

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Senator Mitch McConnell makes stops in Bell County, talks CARES ...

1 month ago by WYMT News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made several stops Tuesday in Southeastern Kentucky, beginning in Corbin and ending in Middlesboro.

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Mitch McConnell slates October revote on GOP COVID-19 relief plan

1 month ago by FOX 35 Orlando

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he's scheduling a procedural vote on a GOP COVID-19 relief bill for next week.

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McConnell slates October revote on GOP COVID relief plan

1 month ago by ABC News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he's scheduling a procedural vote on a GOP COVID-19 relief bill for next week.

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Mitch McConnell's disturbing chuckle (opinion) - CNN

1 month ago by CNN

More than 210000 Americans are dead, 26 million people are collecting unemployment benefits, and many more than that have, or are in in danger, of losing ...

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McConnell plans vote on narrow economic relief measure while ...

1 month ago by Washington Post

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced on Tuesday that the Senate will take up a narrow economic relief bill when it comes back in session ...

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Mitch McConnell slates October revote on Senate GOP COVID-19 ...

1 month ago by KTRK-TV

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he's scheduling a procedural vote on a GOP COVID-19 relief bill next week, saying aid to hard-hit ...

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McConnell dares Democrats to block 'targeted' Covid relief before ...

1 month ago by Politico

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that the Senate will take one more shot at a “targeted” coronavirus relief bill before the election, an ...

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Can Mitch McConnell save the Senate for the GOP?

1 month ago by Washington Times

The Senate majority leader has been something of an underrated miracle worker for his party over the past several years.

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Want to know all about 'court-packing'? Ask Mitch McConnell.

1 month ago by Washington Post

As with everything Trump, the roots of the current drama go back to the Obama administration.

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McConnell plans coronavirus aid vote as Pelosi says White House ...

1 month ago by CNBC

Republicans and Democrats look increasingly unlikely to pass a coronavirus stimulus bill ahead of the 2020 election.

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Mitch McConnell Laughs Off Criticism of Coronavirus Response in ...

1 month ago by Complex

Amy McGrath has pulled out all the stops to try and oust Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The army veteran and current member of the US House has ...

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Louisville, city of 600000, has a single polling place in Kentucky ...

5 months ago by CBC.ca

With only one polling place designated Tuesday for Louisville, voters who didn't cast mail-in ballots showed up early, with both Kentucky and New York having ...

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Louisville, city of 600000, has a single polling place in today's ...

5 months ago by CBC.ca

The winner of the Democratic primary will try and upset Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in November. The Associated Press · Posted: Jun 23, 2020 ...

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Kentucky votes on which Democrat will take on Mitch McConnell ...

5 months ago by KRDO

Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath is a former Marine fighter pilot and a fundraising phenomenon. But she enters primary day with an unexpected ...

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Can Charles Booker unseat Senator Mitch McConnell in Kentucky?

5 months ago by TheGrio (blog)

theGrio spoke with Kentucky Senate candidate, Charles Booker, on why defeating McConnell is crucial and his family's relationship with Breonna Taylor.

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Kentucky House Rep. Charles Booker Was Born To Unseat Mitch ...

5 months ago by Essence

Charles Booker has been alive about as long as Mitch McConnell has been in office. The Kentucky House Representative says its high time for change.

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5 Things to Know About Kentucky Primary as McConnell, McGrath ...

5 months ago by Newsweek

There will only be one polling station in most Kentucky counties as state leaders push residents to vote by mail amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Race to face Mitch McConnell and challenges to House Democrats ...

5 months ago by CNBC

Charles Booker and Amy McGrath face off in the race to take on Sen. Mitch McConnell, while Jamaal Bowman looks to upset Rep. Eliot Engel.

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Sen. Mitch McConnell will not be in Kentucky on Primary Election ...

5 months ago by LEX18 Lexington KY News

While Democrats Charles Booker, Amy McGrath, and Mike Broihier battle it out in Kentucky along with seven other candidates for their party's nomination to take ...

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Can AOC win again? Who will face Mitch McConnell? Here's what to ...

5 months ago by USA TODAY

Several states have primaries and runoffs on Tuesday in the latest elections amid the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 120000 in the U.S..

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Who Will Face Mitch McConnell in November?

5 months ago by The New York Times

Several states are holding primaries, and virus cases are surging. This is your morning tip sheet.

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Kentucky Democratic Primary To Decide Who Will Face McConnell ...

5 months ago by NPR

Charles Booker, a Black progressive state representative, is mounting a strong challenge to Amy McGrath, the veteran recruited by top Democrats to run against ...

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Fact check: McConnell claims Obama didn't leave Trump a ...

6 months ago by CNN

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell falsely accused the Obama administration of failing to leave the Trump administration "any kind of game plan" for ...

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Mitch McConnell Says Obama 'Should Have Kept His Mouth Shut ...

6 months ago by PEOPLE.com

Mitch McConnell said Monday that Barack Obama "should have kept his mouth shut" after the former president said the Trump administration's coronavirus ...

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Amy McGrath Counts on Mitch McConnell's Unpopularity to Win ...

6 months ago by Newsweek

Amy McGrath is hedging her entire campaign against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on lightning striking twice in Kentucky—that is, a Democrat going ...

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Mitch McConnell Is Lying Shamelessly About Obama, Because ...

6 months ago by Esquire.com

The Trump administration has failed on pandemic response, and Congress has failed to prevent abject misery from creeping into the lives of a growing share of ...

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Jimmy Kimmel Lays Into 'Dirty' Mitch McConnell for Calling Obama ...

6 months ago by Daily Beast

Of all the wildly hypocritical things anyone has said about anything during this ordeal,” the late-night host said Mitch McConnell's latest comments “take the cake.

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Mitch McConnell calls Obama "classless" for criticizing Trump's ...

6 months ago by 10TV

Obama made the remark during a private call on Friday with past members of his administration.

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'Classless': McConnell says Obama 'should have kept his mouth ...

6 months ago by USA TODAY

"I think it's a little bit classless, frankly, to critique an administration that comes after you," McConnell said after Obama criticized Trump.

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McConnell: Obama "should have kept his mouth shut"

6 months ago by Politico

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized Barack Obama Monday evening, lashing out days after the former president reportedly described the Trump ...

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Mitch McConnell Upset at 'Classless,' Norm-Breaking President ...

6 months ago by New York Magazine

I think President Obama should have kept his mouth shut,” complained Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, after Obama criticized President Trump. “I think ...

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'Should have kept his mouth shut.' Mitch McConnell slams Obama ...

6 months ago by Lexington Herald Leader

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, objected to former President Barack Obama's comments about Trump's coronavirus response.

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Mitch McConnell: Obama 'should have kept his mouth shut' on ...

6 months ago by Courier Journal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said former President Barack Obama should not have criticized Trump on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mitch McConnell's deeply disingenuous call for Barack Obama to ...

6 months ago by CNN

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell prides himself on being a student of history and politics. Which is why what he said Monday about former President ...

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McConnell, With Majority at Risk, Returns to an Old Target: Obama

6 months ago by The New York Times

WASHINGTON — With his hold on the Senate in increasing jeopardy, Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, sought to rally ...

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Mitch McConnell Delivers 'Punch in the Stomach' to Kentucky Amid ...

7 months ago by Daily Beast

If the city isn't getting any revenue, which right now it basically is not, how are they going to pay their first responders?” asked Rep. John Yarmuth.

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Cuomo slams Mitch McConnell's 'reckless' suggestion for states in ...

7 months ago by The Guardian

Senate leader suggested states struggling to cope with coronavirus should be able to file for bankruptcy rather than seek federal aid. Coronavirus – live US ...

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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema repudiates Sen. Mitch McConnell's attack on ...

7 months ago by AZCentral.com

The Republican Senate Majority Leader would have states declare bankruptcy during the pandemic, which would hang first responders out to dry.

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McConnell sparks bipartisan backlash with state bankruptcy remarks ...

7 months ago by The Hill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is facing blowback from across the political spectrum after he suggested states should be able to declare ...

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Andrew Cuomo unloaded on Mitch McConnell. He could have been ...

7 months ago by Washington Post

We've gotten used to ugly partisanship, but McConnell has brought it to a whole new level.

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Jane Mayer On How Mitch McConnell Became Trump's 'Enabler-In ...

7 months ago by NPR

'New Yorker' staff writer Jane Mayer talks about how the Senate majority leader has thrown his support behind the President, and allowed the president to ...

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Mitch McConnell's Calculated Decision To Become Trump's 'Enabler ...

7 months ago by KPCW

TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. President Trump's enabler in chief is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, according.

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Mitch McConnell is "the Marie Antoinette of the Senate," Republican ...

7 months ago by Salon

McConnell, who infamously dubbed himself the “Grim Reaper," gets a new nickname from a fellow member of the GOP.

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Mitch McConnell takes a risk igniting firestorm with governors over ...

7 months ago by Courier Journal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is drawing the wrath of governors across the country and rivals at home with his "blue state bailouts" stance.

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U.S. State Bankruptcy: Mitch McConnell's Political Bond Math

7 months ago by Forbes

The comments by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell regarding his willingness to open hearings to explore allowing states to file for bankruptcy under ...

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Andrew Cuomo tears into Mitch McConnell for saying he wants 'blue ...

7 months ago by Daily Mail

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ripped Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for dissing a proposed state and local coronavirus bailout by saying states have ...

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McConnell takes flak after suggesting bankruptcy for states rather ...

7 months ago by Washington Post

The Senate majority leader said he does not favor giving “free money” to governors to help cover lost revenue during the coronavirus pandemic.

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What Mitch McConnell's Kentucky takes from the feds

7 months ago by New York Daily News

Mitch McConnell, the most powerful man in the U.S. Senate, is kindly suggesting New York and other places throttled by the coronavirus and associated ...

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GOP Governor Larry Hogan Says Mitch McConnell Will Regret ...

7 months ago by Newsweek

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's suggestion that the federal government let states go bankrupt amid the coronavirus pandemic is not going over well ...

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Of Course Mitch McConnell Is Fine With Blue States Going Bankrupt

7 months ago by Vanity Fair

The cynical Senate Majority leader, quick to bail out corporations, is balking at helping COVID-ravaged states—a position that could also extend to Trump ...

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'The Marie Antoinette of the Senate': GOP Rep. King slams ...

7 months ago by USA TODAY

Rep. Peter King said the suggestion that states hurt by the coronavirus outbreak go bankrupt "makes McConnell the Marie Antoinette of the Senate."

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Coronavirus News: Mitch McConnell says states should consider ...

7 months ago by WLS-TV

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell drew fire from the governors of New York and New Jersey when he took a hard line on coronavirus-stricken, ...

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Mitch McConnell gets bipartisan blowback for pushing bankruptcy ...

7 months ago by The Week Magazine (blog)

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and ...

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Mitch McConnell would rather let states declare bankruptcy than ...

7 months ago by CBS News

"I would certainly be in favor of allowing states to use the bankruptcy route," the Senate majority leader said.

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Mitch McConnell's worst idea — maybe ever

7 months ago by Washington Post

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was dead-set against giving unrestricted funds to states and local governments in the covid-19 relief bill the ...

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McConnell says he favors allowing states to declare bankruptcy

7 months ago by Newsday

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he favors allowing states struggling with high public employee pension costs amid ...

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How to beat Mitch McConnell - Roll Call

7 months ago by Roll Call

Kentucky went strongly for Trump, so Democrats need a different way to convince Republicans to reject the Senate majority leader, Nathan L. Gonzales writes.

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As 4th relief bill nears passage, fight looms

7 months ago by Hot Springs Sentinel

WASHINGTON -- Congress is on the verge of passing an almost $500 billion coronavirus relief bill, but battle lines already are forming over the next measure ...

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How Mitch McConnell's threat against a "blue state bailout" could ...

7 months ago by Salon

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell staked out risky ground on Wednesday in an interview with right-wing radio host Hugh Hewitt with a callous dismissal ...

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In No Rush to Approve Covid-19 Aid, McConnell Says He Will Start ...

7 months ago by Common Dreams

"This is all they care about: stacking courts with ideologically extreme judges to roll back our rights for decades."

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McConnell: 'We're Not Interested in Revenue Replacement for State ...

7 months ago by CNSNews.com

Four relief bills totaling trillions of dollars are not enough for Democrats, who are now insisting on a fifth bill to bail out state and local governments.

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Rep. Pete King rips Mitch McConnell as 'Marie Antoinette of the ...

7 months ago by New York Post

Long Island GOP Rep. Pete King on Wednesday ripped Mitch McConnell as the "Marie Antoinette of the Senate" after the Majority Leader suggested struggling ...

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McGrath makes campaign stop in Prestonsburg

9 months ago by The Paintsville Herald

PRESTONSBURG — U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath spent some time with voters in Prestonsburg on Monday.

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Senate candidate says McGrath poor choice for Kentucky Dems

9 months ago by Bowling Green Daily News

Kentucky's primary election is May 19, when each political party will choose a candidate to run in the Nov. 3 general election. Mitch McConnell is facing seven ...

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Mitch McConnell: 2020 Democrats are coming after 'every ...

9 months ago by Courier Journal

During a speech in Louisville at a distilled spirits conference, McConnell said he's “never seen a Democratic party like we're confronted with today.”

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How old rivals McConnell, Cruz finally found common ground ...

9 months ago by Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Mitch McConnell and Ted Cruz were once political rivals. But since Donald Trump's election, the two Republicans have become allies, most recently teaming up ...

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Mitch McConnell is blocking action on voters' top two priorities

9 months ago by The American Independent

Polling shows that drug prices and health care affordability are the top issues for Americans. Mitch McConnell is blocking legislation to address both. The top ...

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McConnell says Democrats will ruin country if elected – The News ...

9 months ago by The News Journal

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell painted a nightmare scenario of what a Democratic takeover of Washington, D.C. could look like if this year's ...

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McConnell reports University of Louisville receives federal grant ...

9 months ago by SurfKY News (blog)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (2/19/20) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today that University of Louisville received a nearly $4 million ...

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Mitch McConnell secures $4M grant for University of Louisville ...

9 months ago by Courier Journal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office has secured a $4 million grant for a University of Louisville apprenticeship program. The program, Modern ...

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How Mitch McConnell masters the Senate

9 months ago by Washington Examiner

During the Great Depression, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and poet Carl Sandburg posed the question, “What is history but a few Big Names plus People ...

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Mitch McConnell announces $4 million UofL apprenticeship ...

9 months ago by WAVE 3

The UofL program will use the grant money to partner students with companies and organizations in several different workplace sectors.

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McConnell, Coordinating With White House, Lays Plans for ...

11 months ago by The New York Times

Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, said he was taking his cues from the White House. Democrats are outraged.

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Sen. Mitch McConnell files for seventh term in Kentucky

11 months ago by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Touting his leadership role as an asset for Middle America, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed for reelection Friday as the Kentucky Republican ...

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Mitch McConnell Is a Not-So-Silent but Deadly (Old) Fart

11 months ago by The Root

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the human embodiment of a silent, funky-ass fart, thinks it's pretty hilarious that the federal courts are being ...

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McConnell's vow of 'total coordination' with White House on Senate ...

11 months ago by Washington Post

Members of the House Judiciary Committee spent barely seven minutes Friday forwarding articles of impeachment for a floor vote next week. But many of the ...

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Sen. Mitch McConnell Files for Seventh Term in KentuckySen. Mitch ...

11 months ago by The New York Times

Touting his leadership role as an asset for Middle America, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed for reelection Friday as the Kentucky Republican ...

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Val Demings charges Mitch McConnell cannot take oath for ...

11 months ago by Florida Politics (blog)

Demings contends McConnell cannot take an oath of impartiality now.

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Sen. McConnell files for re-election in Frankfort, reacts to pardons

11 months ago by WKYT

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, filed for re-election at the Secretary of State's Office in Frankfort, Ky.

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Mitch McConnell Just Out and Said the Senate Impeachment Trial ...

11 months ago by Esquire.com

He and the other senators are the jury, but he just declared they'll coordinate entirely with the defense.

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Mitch McConnell Just Told Fox News Exactly How Impeaching ...

11 months ago by Motherboard

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell already knows how this whole impeachment thing is going to go down ― it'll end exactly how President Donald Trump ...

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This is the gun control legislation Mitch McConnell won't allow senators to vote on

1 year ago by USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faced a backlash on Twitter Sunday after tweeting that he stood with law enforcement and offered prayers to the victims of violence in El Paso. "We stand with law enforcement as they continue ...

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Sen. Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder after falling at his Kentucky home

1 year ago by KKTV 11 News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering at home in Kentucky after suffering a shoulder fracture in a fall Sunday, a spokesman said. McConnell tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home Sunday morning, ...

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Sen. Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder after falling at his Kentucky home
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Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder after fall in Kentucky home, spokesman says

1 year ago by Fox News

"This morning, Leader McConnell tripped at home on his outside patio and suffered a fractured shoulder," David Popp, McConnell's communications director, said in a statement. The 77-year-old was treated and released and is working from his home, Popp ...

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Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder after fall in Kentucky home, spokesman says
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While You Were Offline: Mitch McConnell Got a New Nickname

1 year ago by WIRED

What happened: In the memetic war of 2019, shots have been fired against Senate leader Mitch McConnell. And he owes it all to Russia. What really happened: If the Trump era has taught anyone anything about the world, it's that nicknames are what change ...

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While You Were Offline: Mitch McConnell Got a New Nickname
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Líder de mayoría en el Senado, Mitch McConnell, sufre fractura del hombro tras caída

1 year ago by Azteca America

McConnell, de 77 años, se tropezó en la mañana en su patio al aire libre, indicó David Popp, vocero del líder republicano, en un comunicado por correo electrónico. Ya recibió atención médica y fue dado de alta. El legislador está trabajando desde su casa ...

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Líder de mayoría en el Senado, Mitch McConnell, sufre fractura del hombro tras caída
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Sen. Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder at his home, spokesman says

1 year ago by Courier Journal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder while at home, his office announced Sunday. He tripped on his outdoor patio, a statement from spokesman David Popp said. McConnell was treated and released to his home, where he is ...

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Sen. Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder at his home, spokesman says
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El líder de la mayoría republicana en el Senado federal se fracturó el hombro

1 year ago by El Nuevo Dia.com

El senador en su sexto período acudió el sábado a un evento político en Kentucky, donde algunos demócratas portaban camisetas que decían “Mitch de Moscú” acompañadas del símbolo comunista de la hoz y el martillo, y otros abuchearon a McConnell ...

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El líder de la mayoría republicana en el Senado federal se fracturó el hombro
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Aide: Sen Mitch McConnell trips, breaks shoulder in Kentucky

1 year ago by PBS NewsHour

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering at home in Kentucky after suffering a shoulder fracture in a fall Sunday, a spokesman said. McConnell tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home Sunday morning, and ...

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Aide: Sen Mitch McConnell trips, breaks shoulder in Kentucky
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Mitch McConnell se fractura el hombro al caerse

1 year ago by El Nuevo Herald

El líder de la mayoría en el Senado Mitch McConnell se está recuperando en su casa en Kentucky tras fracturarse un hombro en una caída el domingo, dijo un portavoz. McConnell, de 77 años, se tropezó en la mañana en su patio al aire libre, indicó David ...

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Mitch McConnell se fractura el hombro al caerse
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Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell fumes over 'Moscow Mitch' taunt, emboldening his critics

1 year ago by OregonLive.com

“National derision followed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell home,” the Louisville Courier Journal reported Saturday, “as Democrats taunted the GOP leader with T-shirts, signs and continuous chants of 'Moscow Mitch' during his speech at St. Jerome ...

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Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell fumes over 'Moscow Mitch' taunt, emboldening his critics
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Democrats Call On Mitch McConnell To Reconvene Senate For Gun Vote

1 year ago by HuffPost

Democrats on Sunday called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to reconvene the upper chamber to vote on House legislation that would expand background checks for gun buyers in the wake of deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio ...

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Democrats Call On Mitch McConnell To Reconvene Senate For Gun Vote
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McConnell fractures shoulder in fall at Kentucky home

1 year ago by Washington Post

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was briefly hospitalized after suffering a fractured shoulder from a fall outside his home in Louisville on Sunday, his office said in a statement. “This morning, Leader McConnell tripped at home on his outside ...

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McConnell fractures shoulder in fall at Kentucky home
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recovering from fractured shoulder

1 year ago by CBS News

A spokesman for Mitch McConnell said the Senate majority leader tripped outside his home in Kentucky early Sunday and suffered a shoulder fracture. David Popp, a spokesman for the Kentucky Republican, said in a statement Sunday afternoon that ...

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recovering from fractured shoulder
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Mitch McConnell fractures his shoulder

1 year ago by Politico

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder on Sunday and is recovering at his home in Kentucky, according to his spokesman. Spokesman David Popp said in a statement the majority leader tripped on his patio at home. He plans to work ...

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Mitch McConnell fractures his shoulder
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Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder after falling in Kentucky home

1 year ago by CNN

... McConnell tripped at home on his outside patio and suffered a fractured shoulder," David Popp, McConnell's communications director, said in a statement. "He has been treated, released, and is working from home in Louisville." McConnell's injury comes as ...

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Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder after falling in Kentucky home
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McConnell relishes role as 2020 debate villain

1 year ago by The Hill

Josh Holmes, a longtime adviser and McConnell's former chief of staff, predicted that Democratic contenders appearing in Thursday's debate have “been rehearsing their Mitch McConnell answer in the mirror all afternoon following the lefty handwringing over ...

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McConnell relishes role as 2020 debate villain
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Joe Biden gets defensive during debate over his work with Mitch McConnell

1 year ago by McClatchy Washington Bureau

Joe Biden — who liberal critics say is too willing to work with an uncompromising Republican party — had to defend his working relationship with Democratic foil Mitch McConnell Thursday, insisting that sometimes you just need to make a deal. The former ...

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Joe Biden gets defensive during debate over his work with Mitch McConnell
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Mitch McConnell Pleads 'Guilty' To 'Stopping The Liberal Agenda'

1 year ago by The Daily Caller

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was encouraged by the criticism he received during Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate. While both moderators and candidates cited McConnell for holding obstructionist stances toward Democratic ...

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Mitch McConnell Pleads 'Guilty' To 'Stopping The Liberal Agenda'
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McConnell says he was 'thrilled' to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate

1 year ago by Washington Post

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday he was “thrilled” with frequent mentions of his name during the first round of the first Democratic debate as the candidates struggled with the question of how they would deal with the top ...

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McConnell says he was 'thrilled' to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate
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Adam Scott tells Mitch McConnell to take down his 'Parks and Rec' GIF

1 year ago by CNN

(CNN) "Parks and Recreation" star Adam Scott was not OK with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell using a GIF featuring his character, Ben Wyatt. Scott tweeted Wednesday: "Dear Mitch McConnell & all those representing him,. Please refrain from using ...

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Adam Scott tells Mitch McConnell to take down his 'Parks and Rec' GIF
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McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president's Supreme Court nominee

1 year ago by Politico

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president's Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a new ...

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McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president's Supreme Court nominee
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Nancy Pelosi Just Got Rolled By Mitch McConnell on Immigration: “I Think She Got Sabotaged”

1 year ago by VICE News

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may be the most powerful Democrat in America, but she just got rolled on an emergency border-funding measure by President Trump and Senate Republicans led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Nancy Pelosi Just Got Rolled By Mitch McConnell on Immigration: “I Think She Got Sabotaged”
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McConnell on Democratic criticism: 'I plead guilty'

1 year ago by The Hill

the top Democrat on the Senate Rules Committee, also blamed McConnell during Wednesday night's Democratic debate for blocking election security bills. Legislation to bolster the nation's elections has hit a wall amid pushback from Senate Republicans ...

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McConnell on Democratic criticism: 'I plead guilty'
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Who won the Democratic presidential debate? It might be Mitch McConnell

1 year ago by Courier Journal

Democratic candidates for president were grilled Wednesday night by debate hosts on what they would do if they replaced Donald Trump in the White House. But the question of how they would potentially work with Sen. Mitch McConnell could be just as ...

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Who won the Democratic presidential debate? It might be Mitch McConnell
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Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks and Recreation GIFs and the Confederate Flag

1 year ago by Jezebel

The news every morning is determined by spinning a very big wheel of insane scenarios, and this week it landed on—checks wheel—Parks and Recreation and Big Little Lies actor Adam Scott getting into it with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks and Recreation GIFs and the Confederate Flag
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Nancy Pelosi Gives In To Mitch McConnell As House Passes Senate Version Of Border Aid Bill

1 year ago by HuffPost

Democrats were adamant that the children should come first, but not everyone was in agreement that Democrats should give in to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and other Republicans. Progressive Caucus Co-Chairman Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) ...

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Nancy Pelosi Gives In To Mitch McConnell As House Passes Senate Version Of Border Aid Bill
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Mitch McConnell was 'thrilled' the Democrats made their debate all about him

1 year ago by The Week Magazine

To paraphrase the singing nuns of Austria, how do you solve a problem like Mitch McConnell? That question was one of the trickiest of the night during the first Democratic debate on Wednesday, and one that was also never satisfyingly answered. Still, at least ...

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Mitch McConnell was 'thrilled' the Democrats made their debate all about him
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McConnell rejects Democrats' demands to change $4.6 billion border funding bill

1 year ago by PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell demanded Thursday that House Democrats drop their insistence for changes in a $4.6 billion border aid package that the Senate passed with overwhelming bipartisan support and instead give final ...

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McConnell rejects Democrats' demands to change $4.6 billion border funding bill
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Actor Adam Scott and Sen. Mitch McConnell's social media team are in a Twitter fight

1 year ago by Washington Post

This is where we are now. Actors and politicians Twitter beefing over memes, GIFs and Supreme Court nominations is completely normal. Nothing to see here. On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's social media team — the folks in charge ...

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Actor Adam Scott and Sen. Mitch McConnell's social media team are in a Twitter fight
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McConnell opposes paying reparations: 'None of us currently living are responsible' for slavery

1 year ago by CNN

McConnell's comments -- the most expansive he has publicly made on the issue that his office was immediately aware of -- came a day before the House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties is set to hold a ...

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McConnell opposes paying reparations: 'None of us currently living are responsible' for slavery
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says slavery reparations are not a 'good idea'

1 year ago by ABC News

McConnell's remarks come just one day before a House Judiciary subcommittee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the topic of reparations -- the first hearing on the issue in over a decade. The hearing will "examine, through open and constructive discourse, ...

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says slavery reparations are not a 'good idea'
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Mitch McConnell says America made up for slavery by electing Barack Obama

1 year ago by ThinkProgress

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) scoffed at the idea of reparations during his weekly press conference Tuesday, saying that slavery was part of America's distant past, and pointing as evidence to the election of former President Barack Obama ...

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Mitch McConnell says America made up for slavery by electing Barack Obama
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Mitch McConnell Says Obama's Election Means We Don't Need Reparations

1 year ago by HuffPost

McConnell: “I don't think reparations for something that happened 150 yrs ago for whom none of us currently living are responsible is a good idea. We've tried to deal with our original sin of slavery by fighting a civil war ...We've elected an African American ...

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Mitch McConnell Says Obama's Election Means We Don't Need Reparations
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Jon Stewart to Mitch McConnell: Don't Make the 9/11 First Responders Beg for Help

1 year ago by Fortune

Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks. Stewart mocked McConnell on ...

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Jon Stewart to Mitch McConnell: Don't Make the 9/11 First Responders Beg for Help
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Mitch McConnell Says He Doesn't Support Reparations: “We've Elected An African-American President”

1 year ago by BuzzFeed News

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell said reparations is a no-go on Tuesday, citing the election of former president Barack Obama as one way the nation has dealt with its “original sin of slavery.” “I don't think reparations for ...

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Mitch McConnell Says He Doesn't Support Reparations: “We've Elected An African-American President”
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Mitch McConnell dismisses reparations, cites Barack Obama's presidency as reason

1 year ago by The Week Magazine

Don't count Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) among those who support reparations. McConnell was asked about the matter at his weekly news conference on Tuesday, responding that he doesn't think "reparations are a good idea." Among ...

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Mitch McConnell dismisses reparations, cites Barack Obama's presidency as reason
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Mitch McConnell Says Slavery Reparations Aren't Needed Because We Elected Barack Obama President

1 year ago by Newsweek

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday that he doesn't believe reparations are an appropriate remedy for America's centuries-long history of slavery. "I don't think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago, for which ...

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Mitch McConnell Says Slavery Reparations Aren't Needed Because We Elected Barack Obama President
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Chuck Schumer: It's Possible To Shame Mitch McConnell Into Action

1 year ago by HuffPost

Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, tore into McConnell last week during an interview on Fox News. He accused the Senate majority leader of slow-walking a bill that would authorize compensation for first responders and survivors still suffering ...

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Chuck Schumer: It's Possible To Shame Mitch McConnell Into Action
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Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a 'Good Idea'

1 year ago by TIME

(WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to reporters on the eve of a rare House hearing on what ...

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Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a 'Good Idea'
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Mitch McConnell shuts down reparations talk

1 year ago by Washington Times

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ruled out Congress passing reparations, saying nobody alive now was responsible for slavery and saying it would be unworkable to figure out who should benefit. Mr. McConnell's statement was the ...

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Mitch McConnell shuts down reparations talk
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Mitch McConnell Calls DC Statehood 'Full-Bore Socialism'

1 year ago by DCist

McConnell's comments on one of the nation's highest-rated TV news programs demonstrate to Burch that Republicans are noticing the statehood movement's momentum. “I think he's starting to feel the fact that there is a real national conversation about D.C. ...

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Mitch McConnell Calls DC Statehood 'Full-Bore Socialism'
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Watch Jon Stewart tear into Sen. Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund

1 year ago by Los Angeles Times

The former “Daily Show” host then sarcastically apologized for bothering Congress, saying he “didn't mean to interrupt them with their jobs,” and he accused McConnell of using 9/11 first responders for political purposes. Begging McConnell to meet with first ...

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Watch Jon Stewart tear into Sen. Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund
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Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell

1 year ago by ABC News

Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks. Stewart mocked McConnell on ...

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Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell
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McConnell's blockade of House legislation is about to face its toughest test

1 year ago by CNN

Here's a case study that they are going to be very interested in, that shows ... the problem is not with Washington, the problem is not broadly with Congress, the problem is with Mitch McConnell, who will not bring any of these things to the Senate floor.".

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McConnell's blockade of House legislation is about to face its toughest test
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Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show

1 year ago by USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – Jon Stewart went after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Monday to urge him to usher through passage of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. Stewart and first responders had testified ...

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Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show
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Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund

1 year ago by CBS News

Jon Stewart struck back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the lawmaker said the former "Daily Show" host was "all bent out of shape" over the 9/11 first responders bill. Stewart responded to the Kentucky Republican's comments during his ...

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Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund
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'I'm bent out of shape for them': Jon Stewart roasts Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund

1 year ago by Washington Post

Comedian Jon Stewart delivered a searing response Monday night to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who said earlier in the day that he didn't know why the former host of “The Daily Show” was “all bent out of shape” over the future of the ...

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'I'm bent out of shape for them': Jon Stewart roasts Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund
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Jon Stewart Goes Nuclear on Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill

1 year ago by Vanity Fair

Now Stewart has set his sights on the bill's final hurdle: Mitch McConnell, whom the comedian has accused of using the bill as a political pawn. And on Monday night, he took the fight back to his home turf, television, by crashing The Late Show with Stephen ...

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Jon Stewart Goes Nuclear on Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill
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Watch Jon Stewart Tear Into Mitch McConnell on 'Colbert'

1 year ago by Rolling Stone

After Jon Stewart recently gave an emotional testimony before a House Judiciary Committee to ask Congress to extend the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed that the former late night host was “bent ...

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Watch Jon Stewart Tear Into Mitch McConnell on 'Colbert'